The buildings of the Neuengamme concentration camp memorial are the only elevations in this part of the Hanseatic city, the Vier- und Marschlanden. If you turn into Jean-Dolidier-Weg, you leave all the colors behind. Gray dominates this street. In the distance, a school class is trotting after a guide in the rain.
Marie Zachger walks across the site in an orange hat and purple sweater. The 25-year-old history student is on her way to the former Walther works, a production hall in which the concentration camp inmates made forced labor for the weapons manufacturer Carl Walther, among other things, time fuses for grenades. She wants to record a TikTok video there.
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